COLTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

T.Y. Hilton: The unchallenged leader of the Indianapolis Colts’ 2016 receiving squad

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano isn’t akin to inflating players’ egos, but he didn’t hesitate to dub T.Y. Hilton the standout receiver for the Colts in 2016. Only a few weeks into OTA practices, Pagano claims he has “never seen anybody practice as fast as [Hilton] is practicing now and compete at the level he’s competing at.” While the offseason is certainly...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colts Pro Bowl player wants to be a cop

The Indianapolis Colts have been blessed over the last decade with several Pro Bowl players. From quarterbacks to defensive backs, and even a long snapper. Yes, that is right, Colts long snapper Matt Overton made the Pro Bowl back in 2013. You can still catch Overton snapping long balls to Pat McAfee for the Colts on Sunday’s, but he has already started preparing for a life outside...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN is not a fan of the Colts offseason moves

For the first time in Ryan Grigson’s tenure as the Indianapolis Colts’ general manager he played it safe in the offseason. There was no “big splash” free agent signing in years past. There was no adding former All-Pro veterans to the roster. Grigson stuck to his guns and made some minor moves like bringing in cornerback Patrick Robinson and two solid backup running backs...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay is a beast

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has always wanted to “Build the Monster” when talking about the Colts overhaul since the Peyton Manning era left back in 2012. Enter Andrew Luck and the new slew of Colts talent that is supposed to be the next great decade plus of team wins. Irsay in fact has taken several times to Twitter to reference the “monster”.  And it usually involved...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts looking in shape in the offseason

Coming off an upsetting 2015 season, the Indianapolis Colts know their quarterback still has the potential to reassert his dominance in the NFL. At 26, Andrew Luck not only has the ability to recapture the success he enjoyed in his first three seasons with the Colts, but he can also build on his talent. While Luck isn’t entirely blameless for the Colts’ 8-8 flop in 2015, other...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay lends Jerry Garcia 'Tiger' guitar to Dead & Company

In 2002, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay paid $957,000 for the late Jerry Garcia's famed "Tiger" guitar at auction. And for most of the time since, the nearly million-dollar axe — one of nearly 200 in Irsay's extensive collection — has been on display in museums or behind Irsay's desk at Colts headquarters.But after 14 years, Tiger may soon be hitting the road again — this...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals To Work Out DE/OLB Dwight Freeney This Week

Coley Harvey of ESPN reports that the Bengals are scheduled to work out free agent DE/OLB Dwight Freeney this week. There hasn’t been a lot of buzz regarding Freeney since free agency opened several months ago. However, Freeney has said that he has no plans to retire and is looking to play for a winning team. “But if it doesn’t work out here, it could be anywhere,” Freeney...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-round pick T.J. Green signs with Colts

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts said Monday that they have signed safety T.J. Green, their second-round draft pick.Terms of the deal were not released, but players taken after the first round usually sign three-year deals, which comes with a fourth-year option.Indianapolis has signed seven of its eight draft picks including its top two choices -- center Ryan Kelly and Green...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis signs 2nd-round draft pick T.J. Green

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts said Monday that they have signed safety T.J. Green, their second-round draft pick. Terms of the deal were not released, but players taken after the first round usually sign three-year deals, which comes with a fourth-year option. Indianapolis has signed seven of its eight draft picks including its top two choices - center Ryan Kelly and...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Second-Round S T.J. Green To A Four-Year Deal

The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with fourth-round S T.J. Green. This leaves third-round OT Le’Raven Clark as the last remaining unsigned draft pick for the Colts. Green, 21, was taken with the No. 57 overall pick by the Colts. In the weeks leading up to the draft, Green started generating more and more buzz, due in large part to his athleticism...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: T.Y. Hilton’s son is very good at flag football

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is one of the better young receivers in the NFL today and it looks like he is already getting his son ready to follow in his footsteps, as his son looked pretty impressive during a flag football game on Sunday. During the game, he wasted little time showing off his skills as he snagged a pass and raced to the endzone on the first play...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Indianapolis Colts tailgate bus can be yours for $5000 on Craigslist

For some reason, people feel like selling their sweet NFL-team tailgate rides lately on Craigslist. Just over a week ago, I shared a Bengals tailgate van that was for sale on Craigslist at an asking price of $2500. And now we have an Indianapolis Coltis tailgate bus available on Craigslist for $5000. Here are some photos of the tailgate bus, which is a Colts’d up 1987 Chevy...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kelly has little time to get up to speed with the Indianapolis Colts

After a disappointing 8-8 finish in the 2015 season, the Indianapolis Colts are making plays to bolster their offensive line before their September 11 start against the Detroit Lions. The Colts used four of their eight draft picks last month on offensive linemen, including Texas Tech tackle Le’Raven Clark, North Dakota State tackle Joe Haeg, and Iowa center Austin Blythe. The fourth...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A Defensive Look At The Indianapolis Colts’ 2016 Draft

In my last article, I took a look at this year’s Indianapolis Colts draftees on the offensive side of the ball, largely focusing on the relative value of the picks and their fit on the Colts’ team for the upcoming season. Here, I will do the same for the rest of the Indy’s 2016 draft picks and analyze if they are able to garner as high of a grade as the Colts’ offensive picks...
Via The Sports Quotient
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Conor Daly To Be Sponsored by ShirtsForAmerica.com

For the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Conor Daly, driver of the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda, will have a new sponsor. Indianapolis Colts player Pat McAfee’s company ShirtsForAmerica.com will be the primary sponsor for the Indy 500. McAfee launched ShirtsForAmerica.com Company from two ideas. One was help an Indiana driver in this year’s Indy 500 and the second to help...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s true, Adam Vinatieri wasn’t very good…until he was

A lot of folks believe Adam Vinatieri could one day become the first-ever placekicker to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He’s certainly one of the most clutch and consistent kickers in league history, which explains why he’s lasted 21 years in this league. But Vinatieri wasn’t always a star. In fact, he almost never had a chance to become what he now is. New...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Indianapolis Colts Andrew Luck Rebound in 2016?

Andrew Luck had an extremely disappoint season in 2015 for the Indianapolis Colts. He struggled on the field for the Colts and had issues with his health the entire season. Luck understands he must keep himself healthy and perform better for the Colts on the field in 2016. “I think every year you re-evaluate,” Luck said. “You’re going to change things every year. That...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells allegedly almost cut Adam Vinatieri in 1996

It’s not often that a kicker can be labeled “clutch” when he makes a 31-yard field goal with a 28-point lead. That’s the situation Adam Vinatieri was in back in Week 3 of the 1996 season. According to Pro Football Talk, which cited Mike Francesa of WFAN, Patriots coach Bill Parcells told Vinatieri that he would be cut if he missed a 31-yard field goal with the Patriots...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reputed nerd Andrew Luck doesn't watch 'Game of Thrones'

Andrew Luck makes no bones about it: He’s a self-admitted nerd. Which is why it’s so bizarre that the Indianapolis Colts geeky quarterback refuses to watch one of the most popular, beloved and critically-acclaimed fantasy series in television history. “I actually don’t watch ‘Game of Thrones,'” he said. Although to some folks, his reasons for not watching the HBO...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore is still mad he didn’t get to 1,000 yards in 2015

Frank Gore’s first season with the Indianapolis Colts ended with only 967 rushing yards, and he’s still not happy about failing to hit 1,000 for just the second time since his rookie season. “I’m not over it,” Gore said, via ESPN. “I’m not going to be over it until I do it. I’ve been blessed that they kept me to get the opportunity to do it again. To go after my goals...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts won’t ‘change the way’ Andrew Luck plays

The Indianapolis Colts struggled during the 2015 season, playing three different quarterbacks due to starter Andrew Luck dealing with a number of injuries. However, he is looking to get his 2016 season underway and wants to help his team back to the playoffs and the AFC South division title. Many believed that the Colts might hold Luck back some to keep him from re-injuring his ribs...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore still mad he fell short of rushing goals in 2015

Frank Gore signed with the Indianapolis Colts last season with big dreams in mind. The veteran running back thought he would be a key missing piece for a team on the rise and help them make a Super Bowl push. Along the way, he was hoping to break a few poor Colts streaks. None of that happened, unfortunately, and that has Gore hungry for next season. The soon-to-be 33-year-old rushed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts expected to make Luck highest-paid player in NFL

Coming off the worst year in his young NFL career, Andrew Luck is reportedly expected to become the NFL’s richest man, per Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. Per Cole, Luck’s upcoming contract, which nobody seems to think won’t happen, will average more than the $22.1 per year that Joe Flacco is receiving from the Baltimore Ravens. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay recently...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Moorehead gets ripped for giving an opinion? Surprise

Aaron Moorehead said something that the delicate flower types don’t like. In today’s world, that’s going to get you castigated unless it’s sunshine, gumdrops, and rainbows for everyone involved. To recap, Moorehead, a current Texas A&M wide receiver coach and former Super Bowl Champion Wide Receiver with the Indianapolis Colts/Illinois Fighting Illini alum Tweeted on...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay denies connection between football and CTE

Two weeks ago, when NFL executive vice president of health and safety Jeff Miller admitted a link between football and CTE, it seemed like the football world was now united in moving toward deal with that connection. But this is the NFL, where player safety is a good distance down the priority list and change moves about as quickly as a Tom Brady scramble. And so several NFL...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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